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Delicious Library for the iPhone?

And then it came to me, Delicious Library supports the iSight camera, so you can scan the barcodes on DVDs, books, games and add them to your library. Well what if there was a Delicious Library widget for the iPhone? Could you do the same thing with the built-in camera? Picture the scene… You’re out […]

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Apple in the living room

Within the next few weeks, I’ll be buying myself an Apple MacBook Pro. This isn’t just a work-on-the-move computer, my MacBook Pro will be at the heart of my home entertainment, maybe even soon to be joined by an Apple TV, which could well occupy that space between the DVD player and the digital TV […]

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Big movies for big prices makes little sense

Right now, here in England, some of the top-flight football clubs in the Premiership are struggling to fill their stadiums. The reason for this is pretty simple: they’re charging way too much for tickets. They’re pushing the grassroots fans out of the game and instead pandering to the armchair viewer who’s paying their stupidly high […]

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Web movie downloads trailing rental and cable

The immediacy of the web is one of its principle strengths. However, right now there seems to be a very ‘sound bite’ oriented mentality associated with the web as a means of media delivery. Or at least that’s the findings of a recent ABI Research document: “Watching short clips is the rage on the Web, […]

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Paper data storage technique could put 256GB on an A4 sheet

Man has been storing data on paper for quite some time. So when you realize that we’re talking about the kind of data storage that computers are more familiar with than you or me, and being able to squeeze in over two hundred gigabytes of data onto a sheet of A4 paper .. now that’s […]